In the 80’s (A remix compilation)

1985 in music – Death of Rick Nelson, Live Aid and Farm Aid benefit concerts, Whitney Houston releases her first self-titled album which becomes the most successful female debut album of all time. The famous hard rock band Guns N’ Roses was formed in Los Angeles. 1984 in music – Death of Marvin Gaye, release of Bob Marley & The Wailers collection Legend, the best-selling reggae album of all time; Madonna releases Like a Virgin which goes Diamond; Akhnaten by Philip Glass premieres in Stuttgart, Prince releases the album and film Purple Rain, Van Halen release the Diamond-certified 1984, which contains the #1 single “Jump” and becomes their last studio album to feature David Lee Roth on vocals. 1983 in music – Death of Muddy Waters, New Order release “Blue Monday”; Def Leppard releases Pyromania, The Police’s Synchronicity tour starts, Metallica releases their first album Kill ‘Em All. Madonna releases her 5x Platinum self-titled debut album. Iron Maiden release their fourth album Piece of Mind. 1982 in music – Death of Thelonious Monk, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Glenn Gould, Randy Rhoads; Michael Jackson releases Thriller, the best-selling album of all time[14]; Blondie disband; The compact disc is introduced. Iron Maiden release their best selling album The Number of the Beast. 1981 in music – MTV first airs; Death of Bob Marley. Iron Maiden release their second album Killers. 1980 in music – Joy Division singer Ian Curtis commits suicide, Bon Scott dies, John Lennon is murdered

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